Enigmatic French Rappenau artist debuts first Asian show in Seoul
French artist David Rappeneau, known for his provocative and mysterious illustrations reminiscent of graphic novels and anime, is currently holding his first solo show in Asia at Gladstone Gallery in Seoul. The exhibition features 16 new works.
[INTERVIEW] 'I had to rebel': Artist Sung Neung Kyung explains art as form of defiance
At age 79, Sung Neung Kyung's avant-garde art is still relevant. Sung met with the Korea JoongAng Daily for an interview last month to reflect on his artistic critique of media censorship during Korea's authoritarian regime.
Ministry of Culture helps test-takers unwind with discounts and freebies
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism announced various cultural benefits, including free museum and art exhibitions and discounts at multiplex movie theaters, for students who took the College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT) on Thursday.
Korean culture spreads its roots at the Parisian Art Basel fair
Korean culture is making its mark at the Paris+ par Art Basel fair as two Korean brands, Arshexa and Kukje Gallery, participate in the event. They aim to solidify Korea's position as Asia's art hub.
Dutch photographer Erwin Olaf dies at 64
Erwin Olaf, an acclaimed Dutch photographer whose work documented topics ranging from gay nightlife in Amsterdam to portraits of the Dutch royal family, has died. He was 64.
Alex Katz exhibit captures ephemeral beauty of being
“Flowers,” a decades-long series of vibrant floral paintings of daffodils, roses and lilies by renowned American artist Alex Katz, shouldn't be viewed literally.
Heroes and coffee
Spanish artist Edgar Plans, a leader of the global pop art craze, poses for a photo at his first solo exhibition in Korea, "In My Coffee Time," at the S2A gallery in Gangnam District, southern Seoul, on Thursday.
Kukje Gallery opens new exhibitions focusing on the human body
With art fairs Frieze and Kiaf just around the corner, museums and galleries are gearing up to turn Seoul into an art festival for the upcoming fall season.
Ceramic artist Jang Jae-nyoung's solo exhibition, “Beyond Wave,” is taking place at Soluna Gallery in Jongno District, central Seoul, until Aug. 13. Jang specializes in white porcelains including vases, cups, plates and bowls. On display are 140...
Exhibition brings best of National Gallery, London to Seoul
Korea and the United Kingdom have shown over the years that they share a special friendship, especially in the cultural sector. Recent examples are holding a Hallyu exhibition at the V&A Museum in London, displaying English artist David Hockney’s...